Agenda and minutes

Council - Thursday, 5th March, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Ashford Borough Council. View directions

Contact: Danny Sheppard Telephone (01233) 330349  Email

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To consider whether any items should be dealt with in private because of the likely disclosure of Exempt or Confidential Information


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 204 KB

1.            To declare any interests which fall under the following categories, as explained on the attached document:

a)    Disclosable Pecuniary Interests (DPI)

b)    Other Significant Interests (OSI)

c)    Voluntary Announcements of Other Interests


See agenda item 3 for further details




To confirm the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on the 19th December 2019 pdf icon PDF 243 KB


To receive any announcements from the Mayor, Leader or other Members of the Cabinet


To receive any petitions


To receive any questions from, and provide answers to, the public (being resident of the Borough) which in the opinion of the Mayor are relevant to the business of the Meeting


To receive, consider and adopt the Minutes of the Meeting of the Licensing and Health and Safety Committee on 15th January 2020 pdf icon PDF 277 KB


To receive, consider and adopt the recommendations set out in the Minutes of the Meetings of the Cabinet held on the 19th December 2019, 30th January and 27th February 2020 (to follow) - with the following exception - The recommendations of the 27th February meeting regarding the item 'Budget 2020/21 be deferred for consideration with Agenda item No. 10 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Additional documents:


To consider the recommendations of the Cabinet regarding the item 'Budget 2020/21 (which includes the adoption of the budget) and the report 'Council Tax 2020/21 Resolutions and to determine the Borough Council's precept of the Collection Fund. pdf icon PDF 273 KB


To receive the Minutes of the Standards Committee held on 3rd February 2020 pdf icon PDF 197 KB


To receive, consider and adopt the Minutes of the Meeting of the Selection and Constitutional Review Committee held on 30th January 2020 with the exception of Minute No. 280 which will be deferred for consideration with Agenda Item No 13. pdf icon PDF 211 KB


Dissolution of the Grouped Parish Council for Mersham and Sevington and Minute No. 280/1/20 pdf icon PDF 781 KB


Programme of Meetings 2020/21 and 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 86 KB


To consider Motions of which Notice has been given pursuant to Procedure Rule 11


Questions by Members of which Notice has been given pursuant to Procedure Rule 10

NOTE: - If debate on any item included within this Agenda gives rise to the need to exclude the press and public due to the likelihood of Exempt or Confidential information being disclosed the following resolution may be proposed and seconded and if carried, the press and public will be requested to leave the meeting for the duration of the debate.

That pursuant to Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of this item as it is likely that in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure of exempt information hereinafter specified by reference to the appropriate paragraphs of Schedule 12A to the Act, where in the circumstances the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.



Minutes for this Meeting pdf icon PDF 478 KB